A weekly roundup of leading stories on kleptocrats and their enablers…
Prosecuting kleptocrats is difficult: U.S. law enforcement agencies are targeting their stolen assets instead. (OCCRP)
Delaware is trying to water down proposals to end anonymous companies, and has spent more than $2 million of taxpayer funds lobbying Congress since 2009. (Delaware Online)
A Delaware lawmaker says that anonymous companies are hurting the state’s reputation. (Delaware Online)
The ICIJ has released a new offshore leak exposing accounts and anonymous companies based in the Bahamas.
China will shift the focus of its global hunt for graft suspects from evidence-gathering to the seizure of allegedly stolen …read more
Source: Kleptocracy Initiative